Archive for June, 2015

Yamas ~ Yoga guidelines to live by ~ Ahimsa

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The “Yoga Sutras” can be understood as an eight limbed tree. For an overview of the complete 8 Limbs of Yoga please refer back to my article “The 8 Limbs of Yoga – An Introduction” by clicking HERE.

Today we start at the foundation, the roots of the tree with the “yamas”, the moral and ethical code of conduct towards the external world. The “yamas” guide our actions, speech and thought ...

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New Yoga Class on Mondays

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Start your week with Yoga

“The purpose of our lives is to be happy.”
~ Dalai Lama

The season of summer brings changes to the schedule! Hooray!

Yoga can become a “good addiction”. We realize the more we practice the more benefits we receive from our yoga practice.

So after a while of doing even just one yoga class a week (which already offers you tremendous benefits) you may find that you have a ...

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International Yoga Day & Summer Solstice

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“Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between man and nature; a holistic approach to health and well-being.”
~ Shri. Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of India)

Happy Summer Solstice and Happy International Yoga Day to you!

The UN declared June 21st (same day as Summer Solstice) as International Yoga day, supported by 170 nations.
Everywhere around the world yogis are getting together to celebrate the blessing ...

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The 8 Limbs of Yoga – An Introduction

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First of all, I am excited to announce that one of my articles was recently published on Teach.Yoga.com! Simply click HERE to access it and please also share my blogs with your family and friends. I love all your support!

If you haven’t connected to my Facebook page yet, here’s a very funny and heartwarming video of a dog dancing salsa to cheer your day.

After ...

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California Style Salade Niçoise

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It’s spring and time for salads!
Although it has been pretty chilly and gray here in Mendocino, I couldn’t resist making this creamy California Style version of Salade Niçoise.
My wonderful husband even exclaimed that it may have been the best salad I have ever made for him! And believe me I make a lot of salads. 🙂
This recipe features mouth-watering Mediterranean flavors of kalamata olives, tomatoes, lemon, capers, tuna, oregano and ...

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